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Author Peterson, Anna Lisa, 1963-

Title Being human [electronic resource] : ethics, environment, and our place in the world / Anna L. Peterson.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.

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Physical description 1 online resource (x, 289 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-286) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Not of the world: human exceptionalism in Western tradition -- The social construction of nature and human nature -- The relational self: Asian views of nature and human nature -- Person and nature in native american worldviews -- Relationships, stories, and feminist ethics -- Evolution, ecology, and ethics -- In and of the world: toward a chastened constructionist anthropology -- Different natures.
Summary This text examines the complex connections among conceptions of human nature, attitudes toward non-human nature, and ethics. Peterson proposes an 'ethical anthropology' that examines how ideas of nature and humanity are bound together in ways that shape the very foundations of cultures.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Ethics.
Environmental ethics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520926059
0520926056
9780520226548
0520226542
0520226550
9780520226555
0520226550
9780520226555
Standard Number 9780520226555